Posted November 14, 2022The Ven at Embassy Row, Washington, D.C., a Tribute Portfolio Hotel
At the VEN, we believe our guests select the VEN because of our caring and attentive associates who are focused on providing efficient service and meaningful experiences.
The VEN associates work in an environment that demands exceptional performance yet reaps great rewards. Whether it's career opportunities, job enrichment or a supportive work environment; if you are ready for this challenge, then we are ready for you.
What will I be doing?
What are we looking for?
We believe the success in this role will demonstrate itself through the following attributes and skills:
To fulfill this role successfully, you should demonstrate the following minimum qualifications:
Our customers are what we are about. One of the keys to a positive guest experience is positive interaction with Crescent staff. It is essential that you remain professional at all times, and that you treat all guests and associates with courtesy and respect, under all circumstances. Every Crescent associate is a guest relations ambassador, every working minute of every day.
In order to maintain a positive guest and associate experience, your work habits should always meet and strive to exceed hotel standards for work procedures, dress, grooming, punctuality and attendance. You should be adaptable to change in your work area and in hotel procedures with a willingness to learn new skills and/or improve existing ones, have the ability to solve routine problems that occur on the job and ask for help whenever you are not sure how to do something.
Safety & Security:
The safety and security of our guests and associates is of utmost importance to Crescent. Every Crescent associate should adhere to the hotel security policies and procedures, particularly regarding key controls, lifting heavy objects, using chemicals, and effectively reporting safety hazards and safety concerns.
What’s it like working for us?
At the VEN, our differences are what make us great. That's why we are dedicated to creating an environment that encourages open conversations about diversity, race, equity and inclusion. We stand out because we believe in our people. Through education, recruiting and promoting diverse talent, we can strengthen our culture and community.
About the hotel
The Ven at Embassy Row, Washington, D.C., a Tribute Portfolio Hotel blends the neighborhood’s ambassadorial heritage with stylish and comfortable amenities. The Ven, Danish word for friend, welcomes guests to the hotel as we would welcome a friend to our home. The hotel is Scandinavian inspired. Our restaurant “Fred & Stilla” celebrates diplomacy by combining the Scandinavian word for its desired outcome—peace, or Fred— with a variation on the Scandinavian word for "style"— Stil becomes Stilla. At Fred & Stilla, we invite guests and travelers to connect with the world through the power of food. Our fare, like our space, is simple and modern—letting the natural beauty of globally inspired comfort foods shine through—but plated to impress.
Our hotel is just steps from the Dupont Circle Metro stop and minutes from anywhere you want to be in DC, making our location the perfect home base for traveler’s weekend expedition.
This description excludes non-essential and marginal functions of the position that are incidental to the performance of the fundamental job duties. Furthermore, the specific examples in each section are not intended to be all-inclusive. Rather, they represent the typical elements and criteria considered necessary to perform the job successfully. Other job-related duties may be assigned by the associate’s supervisor.
Furthermore, this is a unionized position. Changes in description is subject to bargain with the union representative.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
2015 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036
231 Room Hotel
Open the door to Dupont Circle and beyond. To a gracious welcome that's worthy of our Embassy Row namesake and diplomatic neighbors. To service that's offered with flair and style in an environment that's always sophisticated, but never stuffy. Better yet, let us open the door for you.